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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale OM RRC DStJ was an English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War, in which she organised care for wounded soldiers at Constantinople. She significantly reduced death rates by improving hygiene and living standards. Nightingale gave nursing a favourable reputation and became an icon of Victorian culture, especially in... Read More

Born12 May 1820
Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany
Died13 August 1910 (aged 90)
Mayfair, London, England, UK
FieldsHospital hygiene and sanitation, statistics


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